WERU

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WERU in East Orland, Maine provides programming that is diverse, engaging, surprising, alternative, worldly and local.


WERU's sound is made possible by volunteer power, listener support and community participation. We offer diverse music and cultural programming, alternative news and community-centered public affairs programming. We are an independent and locally owned and operated community radio station, offering noncommercial programming to, for and by people living in our broadcast service area in Eastern and Central Maine. We invite you to browse our web site to find out more about WERU Community Radio!

Series

Caption: Bill Zildjian
6 Pieces

Bill Zildjian talks with world class drummers about the music that inspired them to play the drums. Meet the greatest drummers in the world, and hear their music choices.

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2015
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0 Pieces

58-minute musical and narrative documentary; great end-of-year special

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2007
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
12 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul, the show formerly known as The Nightfly... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2015
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
330 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Feb 13, 2020

Latest Pieces

Caption: The Suffers
We'll hear new soul from The Suffers, sample the sweet sounds of Sam Cooke, and stretch out with Lonnie Smith.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KSRQ, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KCMJ Community Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Barsheem
We'll hear from neo-soul singer/songwriter Barsheem, hear a smokin' instrumental from Willie Bobo, and travel to Africa with Femi Kuti, Orlando Jul...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Chambers Brothers
We'll hear from musical brother acts Isley and Chambers, check out a new track from Cassandra Wilson featuring the Paperclip Scientists, and we'll ...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KPIP-LP, WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Somi
We'll hear the jazzy sounds of Somi, spin one from New Orleans favorite Ernie K-Doe, and get down with Nigerian saxophone legends Fela Kuti and Orl...

Bought by WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jackie Opel
We'll travel to Jamaica with Jackie Opel, South Africa with Miriam Makeba, and Nigeria with Fred Fisher Atalobhor, plus we'll serve up plenty of st...

Bought by KMXT, WJAB, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Saun & Starr
We'll kick off with new soul from Saun & Starr, travel to Sierra Leone with Geraldo Pino and the Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars, and hear from acto...

Bought by KZUM, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bernard Purdie
We'll hear soul drums from Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, poetry set to music from Nikki Giovanni, and new soul from Tess Henley, Leon Bridges, and Saun ...

Bought by WJAB, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Clyde McPhatter
We'll celebrate love with Clyde McPhatter asking "A Lover's Question," with RAM as they tell us "Love Is the Answer," and we'll get down with Bob B...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Willie Colon
We'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, Hector Lavoe and Willie Colon, Peruvian funk from Black Sugar, and a super-soulful Stevie Wonder cover from ...

Bought by WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sugar Pie DeSanto
We'll hear a cut from Cassandra Wilson's new Billie Holiday tribute, check out some soul from Sugar Pie DeSanto, Sharon Jones, and Maxine Brown, an...

Bought by WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, KMXT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4